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surmise - guess; N.
determinate - having a fixed order of procedure; precisely defined; invariable; fixed; conclusive; final
inclusive - tending to include all; all-inclusive; Ex. inclusive charge
cadaverous - like a corpse; pale
douse - plunge into water or liquid; dip; immerse; drench; wet throughly; extinguish; throw water over; dowse
finesse - delicate skill; V: handle with finesse
philistine - narrow-minded person, uncultured and exclusively interested in material gain; uncultured person who is indifferent to artistic and cultural values; member of an ancient people in Palestine; OP. aesthete
senility - old age; feeblemindedness of old age; ADJ. senile: resulting from old age; showing the weakness of body or mind from old age; Ex. senile dementia
piecemeal - one part at a time; gradually; in stages; Ex. read a novel piecemeal
rococo - ornate; highly decorated; N. CF. 18th century